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A pleasant place divided into sections. This man was a local hero bringing health care to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The story of one individual who did so much

Before visiting this area, we were not overly familiar with this amazing man. The Grenfell... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Grenfell Historic Properties operates the Grenfell Interpretation Centre, Grenfell Handicrafts, Lady Anne's Tea Room,The Grenfell House Museum, The Grenfell Dock and Tea House Hill. The Interpretation houses the gift shop, the tea room and an...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A pleasant place divided into sections. This man was a local hero bringing health care to the isolation. Interesting history.

Thank las-Montreal_Canada
Cynthia R, Manager at Grenfell Historic Properties, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dr. Grenfell was an inspiration. He brought much needed attention to the coast o Northern Newfoundland and Labrador. Thanks for reviewing the Grenfell Historic Properties.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before visiting this area, we were not overly familiar with this amazing man. The Grenfell Interpretation Centre is a great place to begin learning about this fascinating and dedicated individual. The centre tells the beautiful story of Dr. Wilfred Grenfell through a gallery of interpretive...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first thought after visiting the interpretation center, seeing the film and learning about Dr. Wilfred Grenfell's life was that the world would be a much better place if we were all a little more like Dr. Grenfell. Definitely worth a visit...

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Cynthia R, Manager at Grenfell Historic Properties, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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Reviewed 4 September 2018

The main museum is excellent, but we found the Grenfell House to be the most interesting of all the properties, so don't miss it even though it is (slightly) out of the way.

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Cynthia R, Manager at Grenfell Historic Properties, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

I agree the Grenfell Centre has an excellent display of interpretative panels and a short video relating to the legacy of Dr. Grenfell. The House is special, it gives that connection to walking in the footsteps of the Grenfell Family. Thanks for reviewing

Reviewed 3 September 2018

The properties consist of a museum, a hospital and Dr. Grenfell's house. The whole experience is edifying and interesting. Grenfell was a doctor who devoted his life to improving the lives of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador at a time when their living conditions...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

The hostess was very knowledgeable about the house. There are many interesting facts not shared at the historic museum. Well worth it.

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Reviewed 25 August 2018

Being a physician, I love looking at old artifacts and history with physician. It's a beautiful house with a great view, with an interesting story on the history of Dr Grenfell. It had some interesting artifacts, his various medals and honours, and an interesting array...More

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Cynthia R, Manager at Grenfell Historic Properties, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Dr. Grenfell was an inspirational man to the people and his work along the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador. Thanks for reviewing.

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

As a health care provider in the modern era, I found the story of Dr. Wilford Grenfell both moving and inspirational. When he first went to Newfoundland as a medical missionary, Dr. Grenfell intended to serve the medical and spiritual needs of deep sea fishermen....More

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Cynthia R, Manager at Grenfell Historic Properties, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Dr Grenfell was indeed an inspritation to the people of Northern Newfoundland and Labrador, and his legacy is still present and being preserved. Awesome that your family enjoyed visiting the Grenfell historic properties. Thanks for reviewing.

Reviewed 3 July 2018

After the museum go to the old house of Dr Grenfell. Well kept, lots of history and artefacts and pictures.

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Reviewed 1 July 2018

The house is beautiful. After our visit, we walked up the trail beside it take in an amazing view of St. Anthony.

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Cynthia R, Manager at Grenfell Historic Properties, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thanks for reviewing the Grenfell House Museum.

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